Program Manager

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About the role:

Read Write Discover is searching for a highly-motivated volunteer Program Manager to lead our programs to success! If the opportunity to mentor the next generation of Program Coordinators excites you, keep reading!

You will work closely with Read Write Discover’s Leadership Team to build a strong program foundation and innovate the way our program operates. You are the supporter, motivator, advice-giver, and logistical expert our Program Coordinators will rely upon and look to for leadership.

How you'll make an impact:

  • Recruit, interview, manage, and mentor Program Coordinators to lead successful programs at their specific program location(s)

  • Participate in monthly Program Manager meetings and Leadership Team meetings

  • Cascade information to ensure your programs are running smoothly and efficiently

  • Provide and develop resources to share with Program Coordinators as they navigate building their program

  • Lead check-in meetings to guarantee goals and milestones are being achieved for Program Coordinators and the program site

  • Motivate and engage Program Coordinators by sharing advice and positive reinforcement to strengthen your manager-coordinator relationship

  • Provide any logistical support to the program, as needed (e.g., cross-program collaboration, joining task forces/committees, etc.)

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ months of experience building a program

  • Experience collaborating and working with a large team

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience communicating with people of all ages

  • Strong interpersonal skills, while remaining goal- and data-driven

  • Able to adapt to any situation and troubleshoot any issues that may arise

  • Able to commit to at least ten months (November 2021 to August 2022) of volunteerism for Read Write Discover

Bonus points:

  • Located in San Francisco 

  • Previous volunteerism for Read Write Discover 

About us

Read Write Discover is a volunteer and student-led tutoring program whose mission is to create equitable literacy opportunities for K-8th grade learners by empowering young leaders to make a change in their communities.